Thank you for coming to the inaugural AVCJ Vietnam Forum held on 25 May 2017. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

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KPMG

KPMG Global
KPMG is a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. The firms work closely with clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.

Member firms' clients include business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organizations. They look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high order professional capabilities, industry insight and local knowledge. Wherever our firms operate, we want them to be no less than the professional employers of choice.

KPMG in Vietnam
Established in 1994, KPMG over the past 20 years has developed into one of the largest professional firms in Vietnam, offering audit, tax, legal, and advisory services to a wide portfolio of both international and local clients. Partners in the Firm have been active in Vietnam since the country first opened its doors to foreign investors in the 1990s and the Vietnam member firm was subsequently incorporated in 1994.

KPMG currently has offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, with a headcount of more than 1,000 professional employees. We work with our colleagues across Asia and around the world to provide a comprehensive range of services.

Our services
Our approach to relationships and service delivery helps our clients exploit new opportunities, improve performance, manage risk and enhance value for both shareholders and stakeholders alike.

At KPMG, we think like an investor. We look at how opportunities can add and preserve value. Our team of specialists will help you find, secure and drive value throughout your business transformation and transaction life-cycle.

Anticipate. Innovate. Deliver

www.kpmg.com.vn

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BDA Partners

BDA Partners is an investment banking firm that advises on international mergers and acquisitions, distressed situations, private placements, capital raisings, valuations and financial restructurings. We specialize in cross-border transactions involving Asia with enterprise values up to US$1bn, where we have a strong track record advising North American, European, and Asian corporates and financial sponsors. We have over 80 professional staff throughout 10 offices located in Asia, the US, and Europe.

www.bdapartners.com

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Reddal

Reddal is about driving growth
We offer business development as a service (BDaaS). Working with senior management and front line staff on issues ranging from strategy, M&A and business building to operational efficiency and financial turnarounds, our mission is to drive growth across companies of all sizes.

Global presence
Our client base is global and we work across multiple industry sectors. Currently Reddal has offices in Helsinki, Seoul, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur, and permanent operations in Tehran, London, Jena and Miami. In the last six years, our staff has done client work in over 35 countries worldwide.

Win-Win business model
Our business model is revolutionizing the cost structure of top management professional services, making BDaaS cost comparable with in-house resources. We share our methodologies with our clients, and do not work with competing companies.

Systematic impact and flexibility
Engagements start with concrete targets set jointly with management. Using a systematic sprint methodology, we build insights by fact-based analyses and support implementation. Resources are scaled flexibly based on need. We focus on concrete improvements in our clients' business.

www.reddal.com

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VinaCapital

Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is a leading investment management and real estate development firm headquartered in Vietnam, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. VinaCapital's expertise spans a full range of asset classes including capital markets, private equity, real estate, venture capital, and fixed income.

VinaCapital manages three closed-end funds which trade on the London Stock Exchange: the VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Limited (VOF), which trades on the Main Market, and VinaLand Limited (VNL) and Vietnam Infrastructure Limited (VNI), which trade on the AIM. Additionally, the company manages one of Vietnam's largest open-ended UCITS-compliant funds, the Forum One - VCG Partners Vietnam Fund (VVF), as well as several segregated accounts. VinaCapital co-manages the DFJ VinaCapital L.P. technology venture capital fund with Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and is a partner with Warburg Pincus in a hospitality fund focused on developing and operating hotels and resorts throughout Southeast Asia. VinaCapital also owns a stake in VinaWealth, a locally incorporated fund management company.

VinaCapital has offices in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Singapore.

www.vinacapital.com

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Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins develops innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges for clients around the world. With a global platform of more than 2,400 lawyers located throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, the firm combines local market knowledge, deep subject expertise and a diverse mix of talent with creative teamwork across borders and practices. Renowned for its collaborative approach to client service, Latham is a market leader across transactional, corporate, litigation and regulatory areas.

Our Asia Private Equity Capabilities
Latham & Watkins is a global private equity powerhouse. From its roots as a pioneer in private equity, Latham & Watkins' lawyers have grown the practice into one of the world's largest. In Asia, Latham ranks among the small group of leading law firms that can offer the whole breadth and depth of specialised private equity transactional advice to PE sponsors, debt providers, portfolio companies and management teams. We can effectively handle complex, cross-jurisdictional transactions and offer only the best resources required for a successful private equity deal. Our Asia private equity practice is fully integrated with our multi-disciplinary Asia-based and broader global finance, capital markets and corporate risk and government investigations practices.

www.lw.com

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Pafilia

Pafilia is the largest privately owned residential developer in Cyprus, dedicated to delivering the best in concept, design, quality and service. The company offers a diverse and innovative portfolio of property types and styles, each an exemplar of superior living, all built to the highest standards. Pafilia offers a total solution for Cyprus citizenship, providing prime investment opportunities, in-house immigration expertise and professional personalised service. Founded in 1977, Pafilia is owner-managed by Mr. Elias Eliades, who previously served as both the Minister of Defence and Minister of Interior for Cyprus. Our highly-qualified team offer professional personalised service, while our global presence enables us to serve our clients wherever they may be.

www.pafilia.com

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The Executive Centre

Founded in 1994, The Executive Centre is Asia Pacific's leading premium serviced office provider, with over 90 centres across 25 major cities in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Taiwan.

The Executive Centre provides the highest quality of on-demand serviced offices, coworking, virtual offices, meeting facilities, video conferencing and a broad range of business concierge services. We operate only in the most prestigious Grade-A office buildings in the central business districts of every city, with a dedication to serving the business interests of multinational corporations, small and medium enterprises, and start-ups locally, regionally and internationally with the most flexible and dynamic workplace solutions.

Based on a core concept of providing best-in-class service in every city it serves, The Executive Centre offers businesses an opportunity to "Work smarter, not harder" and achieve office space flexibility, cost effectiveness and productivity. As the leading premium serviced office provider, we will look after your business as if it was our own, and treat your success as our success.

www.executivecentre.com

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CEEC

The Central and Eastern European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (CEEC), an independent non-profit organisation, was established with the purpose of promoting the cooperation between companies and business professionals from 15 Central and Eastern European countries and Vietnam. The CEEC goals are: provide services to existing members, support their business activities with consulting, networking, referrals; support the CEE related business community in Vietnam; support CEE-backed companies to invest, start operation in Vietnam and represent the interest of the CEE-related business community in Vietnam in the forums of EuroCham, EU Delegation, diplomatic bodies, Government of Vietnam and European Union.

www.ceecvn.org

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ILPA

The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity limited partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. ILPA membership has grown to include almost 400 organizations from around the world representing almost 50% of global institutional assets under management in private equity.

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SVCA

The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) was formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry. From a humble start of two, our membership now exceeds one hundred and continues to grow in tandem with the industry's development.

To foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the Singapore economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation and to look after the interests of our members, promote professional development, raise professional standards as well as facilitate collaboration among members.
As a not-for-profit organisation, the association strives to:

  • Promote the professional development of the industry through awards, training, workshops and conference
  • Facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members through regular networking events
  • Act as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE through data research, feedback and consultation with members and regulatory authorities
  • Build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region through active participation at regional and global VC & PE Initiatives

www.svca.org.sg

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ABLJ

Asia Business Law Journal is a new bi-monthly magazine for in-house counsel with the responsibility for all or part of Asia. It clarifies the regulatory environments in all key Asian jurisdictions and arms its readers with the tools to seize opportunity, manage risk, implement effective legal solutions and identify the most capable external advisers. Asia Business Law Journal is published by Vantage Asia. subscribe@vantageasia.com / www.vantageasia.com

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Mergermarket

Mergermarket is an independent Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) intelligence service with an unrivalled network of dedicated M&A journalists based in 65 locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and Africa. Unlike any other service of its kind, Mergermarket specializes in providing forward-looking origination and deal flow opportunities integrated with a comprehensive deals database - resulting in real revenues for clients. Visit www.mergermarket.com

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Unquote

Unquote is a dedicated private equity intelligence service based in Europe. Unquote fully researches all deals, funds and exits within the market and fully verifies the information directly with private equity deal-doers, fund managers, institutional investors and advisory communities.

 

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